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NAJEE’S NOTES: Capri Maddox takes post with school district

By Najee Ali Contributing Columnist Los Angeles Unified School DIstrict Superintendent Austin Beutner has announced that Capri Maddox will join the district as senior executive director of partnerships. Maddox will work with Beutner to coordinate partnerships with the philanthropic community, government entities, sports teams, entertainment leaders and community organizations to enhance the educational experience for Read More…

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Bill Pickett Rodeo returns to Industry July 18-19

CITY OF INDUSTRY— The national Bill Pickett Rodeo that celebrates the legacy of the old black west will take place July 18-19 at the Industry Hills Expo Center here. Thousands are expected to attend the weekend’s rodeo, which will feature African-American cowboys and cowgirls performing various rodeo maneuvers such as calf roping, bareback riding, and Read More…